2017 Was Great, But 2018 Will Be More Glorious –NFF

Lagos – President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick has expressed the satisfaction of the Federation with on-field and off-field results for Nigerian Football in 2017, while expressing conviction that the year 2018 will bring forth more honours and even greater global recognition for the Nigerian game. “Largely, it has been an excellent…

Consumers Lament Arbitrary Price Increase In 2017

Lagos – The year 2017 will go down in recent history as one characterised by escalating price increase of virtually all consumer goods and services. The year was mostly characterised by uncertainties in most markets across the country thereby compelling consumers to grapple with the challenge of buying seeming unaffordable commodities in the face of scarce…

E-Transactions hit N56.46tr in 9 months

Five years on after Nigeria’s Central Bank (CBN) launched its Cash-less Nigeria project to reduce the amount of physical cash circulating in the economy, payments through electronic channels are fast gaining traction in Nigeria. The total value of electronic payment transactions in just 9 months from January to September this year, has already hit N56.46……

Alochu Foundation To Empower Over 106 Youths, Orphans

Lagos – Worried by the level of poverty that has blighted families due to economic and financial hardship, Alochu Foundation for the Less Privileged, a Benue State-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) has chosen over 106 orphans and youths to alleviate their condition. James Ibechi, the Foundation’s Director, Media Publicity, in a statement made available to INDEPENDENT at…

No credible candidate to defeat Buhari in 2019 – Sen. Girei

From: BillyGraham Abel, Yola An All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart and the vice chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Sen. Abubakar Girei hasnsaid that President  Muhammadu Buhari remains the most formidable and credible candidate to win the 2019 elections with a landslide explaining that his qualities of integrity, honesty and accountability which makes him…

Wike assures Rivers people of sustained projects delivery in 2018

From: TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that 2018 will be another year of sustained execution of developmental projects across the state. The governor noted that his administration will intensify efforts at keeping all campaign promises to the Rivers people in 2018. In a New Year message, Governor Wike…